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June 05, 2000


Central School on endangered list

[MARCH 23, 2000]  The Landmarks Preservation Council of Illinois has announced that Lincolnís Central School is on the list of the Ten Most Endangered Historic Places in Illinois for the year 2000. The announcement was made yesterday in Springfield at the state capitol, but was repeated this morning at a press conference at Union and Broadway, across from the school building.

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From pizza, pizza to money, money

New bank scheduled to open in Lincoln

[MARCH 23, 2000]  If banks are an indicator of a cityís growth, then Lincolnís
future continues to look promising. Central Illinois Bancorp, (CIB) Inc., is scheduled to open the doors of its 20th branch in Lincoln 
on May 1, at the former Little Caesarís 
restaurant location on the corner of Keokuk
and Kankakee.  Branches will be opened in 
all of the major cities in Illinois.

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Ag scholarship announced

Logan County ag committee has funds for ag students

[MARCH 23, 2000]  Thanks to the generosity of many Logan County businesses, local students pursing degrees in agriculture or agribusiness may get a break on next yearís tuition bill. The new scholarship opportunity was announced at the first Logan County Ag Day Breakfast held March 22, 2000.

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Reaching the goal 

Lady Railer soccer on verge of breakthrough year

[MARCH 23, 2000]  For a sports fan, sometimes there is nothing better than pre-season optimism. After a while though, you get tired of the "wait ítil next year" mentality. Coach Kurt Roberts of the Lady Railer soccer team finds himself in that camp right now, and with good reason.

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Bill Horn reports from retirement life in Florida

[MARCH 23, 2000]  Remember the five-cent Saturday matinees at Lincoln Theater? Bill Horn does. He and his wife, Jayne, now live in Fort Myers, Fla., and will be celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary this summer. Check our Diaspora page for enjoyable reading from this Atlanta, Ill., native.


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Announcements --

- Get well, live well, be well;
health fairs Friday and Saturday

- Red Cross class offered Saturday

- Lake Fork Community Sale Saturday

- ALMH open house Sunday for renovation project

- Mason City museum to exhibit veterans' memorabilia



Other news --

- Civil War ball and band performance set for Memorial Day weekend

- Bartmann employees attend training session

- Ready for the real world; Lincoln Rotary award

- Area health care providers still serving troubled company's clients

- Stacking up women-owned firms